Polymer Referencing Guide
(updated Jul 2022)


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How to do citations in Polymer style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Polymer citations, reference lists, in-text citations, and bibliographies.
The complete, comprehensive guide shows you how easy citing any source can be. Referencing books, youtube videos, websites, articles, journals, podcasts, images, videos, or music in Polymer.

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How do you cite a book in the Polymer referencing style? (2022 Guide)

One of the most cited mediums is of course books. Here’s how to cite a book in Polymer

Here’s an example book citation in Polymer using placeholders:
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F.N. Last Name, Title, Edition, Publisher, City, 2000.
So if we want to cite, for example, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou we’d do so like this:
Polymer citation:
[1]
M. Angelou, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, 1st ed., Random House, New York, 1969.
And an in-text citation book citation in Polymer looks like this: [1]

How to reference a journal article in the Polymer citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Polymer format?

Citing formats are used to recognize related literary pieces and to mention references used. To cite any paper in Polymer, follow these easy steps

Here’s a Polymer journal citation example using placeholders:
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Author1 LastnameA.F., Author3 LastnameA.F., Title, Container. Volume (2000) pages Used. https://doi.org/DOI.
So if we want to reference this scientific article: “Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?” by C. Petit and J.M. Sieffermann in Polymer:
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C. Petit, J. Sieffermann, Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?, 18 (2007) 161-172. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a website in a paper in Polymer style?

Have you found a credible website you want to cite in Polymer to include in your research paper or presentation? Here’s how

Here’s an Polymer example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameA.F., Author2 LastnameA.F., Title, (2000). https://www.example.com (accessed July 5, 2022).
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
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M. Tran, Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President, (2008). https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 (accessed July 5, 2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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How to cite a YouTube video Polymer in 2022

Have you discovered something while watching a Youtube channel or video and would like to know how to reference it in Polymer? Here’s how

Here’s a Polymer citation YouTube video example:
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ChannelName, Title, YouTube. (2000). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (accessed July 5, 2022).
So how to cite a video Polymer?
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Pixar, Pizza Clip — Inside Out, YouTube. (2015). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ (accessed July 5, 2022).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a podcast using Polymer referencing style

Podcasts can be perfect sources of information for your research paper. They cover a wide range of topics you may want to address in your paper. Here’s how to cite them in Polymer

It is becoming more and more common to reference podcasts in essays or other school work.
Here’s how to reference a podcast it in Polymer.
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F. Lastname, Title, (2000). http://www.example.com (accessed July 5, 2022).
Podcast referencing example in Polymer using “This American Life” episode 640:
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This American Life, 640: Five Women, (2018). https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women (accessed July 5, 2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a piece of music or a song using Polymer referencing style?

Did you know there are well over 100 million different songs you can cite and reference? Here’s a simple guide to reference any song in Polymer

An example song citation in Polymer.
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F. Lastname, Song Title, 2000. http://www.example.com (accessed July 5, 2022).
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Polymer:
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The Beatles, Here Comes the Sun, 1969. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150 (accessed July 5, 2022).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]


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